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'm john berman. >> and i'm zoraida sambolin. thursday, january 24th, 5:00 a.m. in the east. let's get started here. up first if you are still wrapped up in your blankets you may want to stay right where you are. >> do not move. >> that bitter cold blast is gripping much of the country and it's not expected to go away anytime soon. people were mummified on the street with the temperature plunging to single digits. even for late january this is ridiculous for these parts. the u.s. is feeling like 33 below in some areas. today the south could see subfreezing temperatures and wind chills and ice where people are not used to driving in winter weather. and where places are not used to preparing for those crazy temperatures either. authorities say three people have already died from exposure to this deep, deep cold. jennifer delgado with the latest on the deep freeze. first we have susan candiotti, live in columbus circle outside our building. susan, i consider myself a hearty midwestern gal. but even this is crazy. how low are the temperatures going to get? >> i think you said something abo
.9. >> brian: putting it in perspective, knowing the challenges were different for each president, john meacham, an historian, wrote the book on jefferson, weighed in with bill o'reilly. >> the most important line and not in the speech, it's the fall in media household income over the last 12 years. without rectifying that, this will be an unmemorable presidency and potentially a significantly -- >> how is he going to do that in three years? how is he gog remedy that, turn that around so that the regular folks start to make more money? it seems to me almost inconceivable. almost impossible with his policies. >> with his policies. but i think we're all to blame here. i really do. i think that a lot of people don't want to heart hard truth. people don't want to pay more tax. they don't want to see these cuts. they don't want to embrace the simpson bowles kind of proposals. these are hard choices. but guess what? you and i didn't run for president. he sought the job. it is now his solemn responsibility and i think he is a good man and i think you agree with that. it's his responsibility to lead us
across the area. our forecast gets up near freezing for the high. >> thank you john and thank you for joining us and donating to special olympics maryland. back in 25 minutes for another update. >>> welcome back to "today," saturday morning, the 26th day of january, 2013. my oldest son's birthday. cold weather couldn't keep this crowd from coming out on the plaza as they say hello to friends and family. our thanks to them for spending part of their saturday with us. tell you how long these frigid temperatures will last in a moment. lester holt here along with erica hill. >>> coming up, we're talking about the dangers of snoring. if you think it's only an inconvenience to people who hear it, think again. the results of a study say it could be more dangerous than smoking. >> which is surprising. that made me look up. frankly, it's high with me -- dave. >>> notre dame officials speak out about the prank that humiliated their star linebacker, manti te'o. >>> ahead, are you having a super bowl party? get ready to dish out more money for food. we'll tell you how much money chicken wings
with them. for "today," john yang, nbc news, chicago. >> lester? >> thanks. >>> now to a revealing story about snoring. you may think of it as annoying or just an inconvenience. new research suggests it's much more serious, possibly even worse than smoking or obesity. gabe gutierrez has details. [ snoring ] >> reporter: it's a constant battle in bedrooms. >> roll over, please. >> reporter: now a wake-up call. snoring is serious. >> it affects my sleep patterns. it affects how i perform at work. >> reporter: jim kelly broke his nose in high school and hasn't slept well since. just ask his wife. >> you can hear it through the walls. and it reverberates, and it's the really deep, throaty snore occasionally. and so, yeah, it -- it can be a nuisance. [ snoring ] >> reporter: a new study shows it's just the beginning. doctors at henry ford hospital in detroit examined 54 patients. turns out those who snore head thicker carotid arteries, that could slow blood flow to the brain, putting snorers at greater risk for heart disease than being overweight, smoking, or having high cholesterol. how sign
's john f. kennedy school of the moment. we will be joined by taylor branch, who is stuck on the amtrak train that has been delayed from baltimore. he is on his way. he is a great friend to the "washington monthly." a pull a surprise winning author -- i pulitzer prize winning author. his latest book, "the king years: historic moments in the civil rights movement" just came out. he is a conservative editor to the "washington monthly." let me begin the program by inviting douglas blackmon up to the podium. doug. >> thank you. thank you very much. it is a pleasure to be here and a pleasure to be on a panel with such remarkable contributors to these conversations and so many ways about race in america. i stand in two places as a writer and scholar both in terms of in the current moment, i am an active journalist and i write about presidential politics and the things that are immediately surrounding us in american life. i write about things that happened a long time ago. it involved people who are long gone. they do shape the world we live in now. even though we are here to talk about race i
. the president has promoted four women to senior posts in the white house. most notably lisa monaco that if john brennan is confirmed to run cia, she will be the president's white house adviser on homeland security and she has an interesting resume herself. >> let's talk more about that. we saw valerie jared. had had a chance to press her on whether or not the white house feels there's a sufficient amount of women and diversity on the cabinet. they say when it is all said and done, it will be reflective of the united states. do you get a sense the white house -- there will be more announcements and look more diverse? >> reporter: sylvia matthews burrell is the top contender to run the office of management and budget, which is currently run by jeff and previously run by lew. on may be the administration and then at the gates foundation and now walmart so that would be one woman. and then lisa monaco is an interesting person. she's currently at the justice department. she was fbi director mueller's chief of staff. she also worked on the enron task force helping to prosecute some of the people in
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